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Episode 412: Ex Hex's 'It's Real' PLUS New Music from Loi Loi

Episode 412: Ex Hex's 'It's Real' PLUS New Music from Loi Loi

Washington, D.C’s Ex Hex are back, and on their sophomore release It’s Real (Merge Records) they’re unapologetically kicking out the mother f$%$ing jams, taking no prisoners, and still leaving room for some serious emotional heft just for good measure.

PLUS! Synth-rock band Loi Loi (also from Washington, D.C.) has a new album entitled Me Dystopia (Blight Records), and we’re spinning its latest single ”Do You Want To Start A War” that will have your ass moving for days, and then some.   


Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 (Raleigh, NC) day 4 - 9/10/2017

Hopscotch Music Festival 2017 (Raleigh, NC) day 4 - 9/10/2017

But wait, there's more... For the first time in its eight year history, the Hopscotch Music Festival officially extended into Sunday, with an afternoon long program held at the Red Hat Amphitheatre. While Sundays have always brought some final day parties for those who still had the energy, this was the festival's first foray into a fourth day of programming.


Episode 86: Ex Hex - Rips

Episode 86: Ex Hex - Rips

In our latest podcast, George Washington University's recently launched D.C. Vernacular Music Archive promises equal representation for punk (duh), go-go, folk, bluegrass, and more in what could potentially end up one of the District’s best records of its musical history. Quinn Myers and Tori Kerr stop by the basement to weigh in on the exciting new project’s origins and more.

PLUS! We review the unpossibly cool debut album from DC’s very own Ex Hex! Will Rips shine a new light on the DC scene? Does it really matter if it does? Is it a shoo-in for best album of 2014? All of these questions and more will be answered on ChunkyGlasses: The Podcast, Episode 86!


Episode 48: Ex-Hex / Hundred Visions

Episode 48: Ex-Hex / Hundred Visions

This week we double down on the interviews with a duo of quick but killer conversations with two of our favorite bands. First up, Suzie sat down with DC’s very own EX-HEX before their tour kickoff at the Black Cat a few weeks ago to talk about the genesis of the band, the making of their as yet unrecorded debut, and more as the bar literally opened around them. Then, Austin, Texas’s HUNDRED VISIONS stopped by the basement before their gig opening for Okkervil River...